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Greenbelt Council

Ministry
Municipal Affairs and Housing
URL
www.mah.gov.on.ca/page196.aspx
Address
777 Bay Street
13th Floor
Toronto
M5G2E5
Phone
(416) 585-6014
Fax
(416) 585-6870
Background
Greenbelt Act, 2005, S.O. 2005, c. 1, s. 15 (opens a new window)
Function

The Council provides advice to the minister on land use planning matters related to the Greenbelt. This includes providing advice on the implementation of the Greenbelt Plan, performance measures and any proposed amendments to the Greenbelt Plan. The Council also provides advice on implementation, performance measures and public education and outreach for the Growth Plan for the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the Oak Ridges Moraine Conservation Plan, to help ensure that environmental protection and growth are effectively managed in the Greater Golden Horseshoe region.

Membership

The minister may appoint one or more persons to the Council.

Term

The appointees serve for a term specified by the minister to a maximum three year term, and may be reappointed.

Meetings
The Council generally meets ten times a year, or as required.
Remuneration

Appointees are eligible to receive expenses.

Appointments & Vacancies

No. Position Member Term Location
1. Chair (Part-Time) NORMAN STERLING
26-Apr-2021 - 25-Apr-2024
kingston
2. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL WILLIAMS
01-Aug-2020 - 31-Jul-2022
barrie
3. Member (Part-Time) MICHAEL FOWLER
01-Sep-2020 - 31-Aug-2022
port perry
4. Member (Part-Time) JOHANNA DOWNEY
23-Nov-2020 - 22-Nov-2023
caledon
5. Member (Part-Time)
6. Member (Part-Time)